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Real Estate Crowdfunding Education and Networking Meetup

April 22 @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 

| Free

Join us for the 1st Real Estate Crowdfunding Education and Networking Meetup in Miami sponsored by Patch of Land & The LAB Miami

It’s a great opportunity to meet crowdfunding and real estate lending companies, learn about HOW you can tap into crowdfunding to help finance your projects. We’ll be talking about recent changes to legislation, new opportunities, and discussing pros and cons, and case studies from some of the crowdfunding portals who’ve been at this for a while now.

The event schedule is as follows:

• 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.: Networking & Cocktails

• 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.: Presentation & Speakers

• 7:45 to 8:30 p.m.: More Networking & Cocktails

Our guest speakers include:

• Christopher J. Crippen, Managing Director at US Residential Asset Fund, a real estate crowdfunding fund.

• AdaPia d’Errico, CMO at Patch of Land, a real estate crowdfunding platform.

This will be an evening of casual networking with delicious appetizers and drinks. We hope we can meet many of the IMN attendees from the conference as well as individuals from Miami in the first of many nationwide events that Patch of Land will be hosting to spread knowledge and awareness on the topic of real estate crowdfunding.


Christopher J. Crippen, Managing Director at US Residential Asset Fund

Christopher has worked as an Analyst, Asset Manager & Senior Level Executive for large Wall Street REITs, the FDIC & Fannie Mae. When he attended a Crowdfunding conference in 2010, He recognized immediately it was a game changer for Entrepreneurs, Artists & Charities to use the power of the of the crowds to fund their dreams.
Christopher is considered an equity crowdfunding expert and regularly speaks and teaches at industry events & was named one of the “who’s who’s in crowdfunding” in 2014 by Crowdfund Beat.
He has created several very popular workshops on crowdfunding and teaches courses on Equity, Debt, Rewards & Donation based crowdfunding.
In 2010, Christopher decided to fulfill a life long ambition to study abroad and moved to France, where he studied fine art photography at the prestigious Speos Institute in Paris. He returned to the U.S. & now teaches and consults Entrepreneurs, Artists & Charities on crowdfunding.

AdaPia d’Errico, CMO at Patch of Land

AdaPia is the Chief Marketing Officer at Patch of Land. She positions the brand through digital community building, targeted offline marketing, and media relations. AdaPia leads business development activities and strategic partnerships. Previously she spent several years as an entrepreneur, serving such companies as Disney and Mattel in brand development and audience engagement initiatives. She has co-founded two businesses, actively coaches and mentors entrepreneurs, has taught at a private business school, and is an active investor.

She frequently speaks on Women 2.0 topics in tech, new media, entrepreneurship, and fundraising for start-ups. AdaPia has broad experience in retail banking, insurance, and in corporate communications and investor relations for a Switzerland-based hedge fund. AdaPia has a BBA from the University of British Columbia, and completed a Bachelor of Business Economics degree through a European University exchange program.

Dallas Wharton – Professional Real Estate Investor – Bought over 1400 doors nationwide and formed a publicly traded REIT.


April 22
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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400 NW 26th Street, Miami, FL 33127 United States
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